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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 30, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, AUGUST 30,1917 THE LBTHBRIDGB DAILY JJERALD PAGE THREE "BRINGING UP FATHER" By G. McManus Big League Baseball AMERICAN New York .. Philadelphia St. Louis ... Cincinnati .. Chicago ... Brooklyn ... Boston ... . Pittsburg ... Won. Lost. P.C. Won. Lost! P.C. 77 41 .65;t Chicago....... . 81 46 .638 Gr. r.i .5(50 Boston....... .. 74 47 .612 ti.'i 58 r*2i Cleveland ... ... . 69 58 .543 I'll'. ca '.510 Detroit........ . 65 59 .'524 .471 (ili 01 .50.1 New York..... . 56 63 fit .488 Washington .. .. 55 62 .470 19 71! .401 Philadelphia . 43 75 .365 39 77 .330 4*> 77 .353- Won in Ninth. New York, August 2!�.-New York J)layod an uphill game against Pittsburg.'Iioro today, winning out in tho ninth inning by a score of C to 5. Miller, who pitched sensational hall in the early innings, weakened towards tho finish. Ho was taken out in tho ninth. Smithh running for Sallcc, scored the winning run on Itohertson's sacrifice hitv and Kauff's sacrifice fly. Pittsburg..... 100 001 300-5 9 1 Now York .. .. 000 (102 211-6 12 2 Miller, Steel, Schmidt and W. Wagner, Fisher; Deniaree, Tesreau, Sul-loe and Itaridon. Defeat Phillies. Philadelphia, August' 2!).-St. Louis hit Alexander's delivery hard in tho last three innings today and defeated Philadelphia 5 to 3. All of the home tonin's runs wore made off Meadows who with Baird, was sont off the field in the sixth inning for disputing O'Day's decisions. St. Louis..... 000 000 2U-5 9 1 Philadelphia . . (100 201 000--3 7 2 Meadows, Watson and Snyder; Alexander and KlUifer. Brooklyn Won Series. Brooklyn, Aug. 29.-Brooklyn won the last game from Chicago today by ft score of 2 to 1. it wan Brooklyn's second winning in three days and tha only time it has taken a series from Chicago. Chicago ...... 100 000 000-1 � 1 Brooklyn ... .. 000 000 011-2 11 2 Hcnd'rlx and*Elllott, Wilson; Smith and Miller. Clncy's Won. Cincinnati .. . 000 011 020 1-5 13 1 Boston ...... 201 010 000 0-4 7 1 Toney, Ellor and Wingo; Neht and Tragresspr. TEX RICKARO'S VIEW Now York, Aug. 29.-Tex Rlckard believes the time has como for promoters to lay aside their efforts to bring bosors together and fly" into the war with all their punch. "People are not going to fights," said Tex recent'.;. "The. war is taking up loo much of their time and too much of thoir money. I don't believe In trying to get, the fight dollars while such a war is in progress. I have no intention of trying to stage a big fight now und probably never will make another effort unlesis the war soon ends," UP LUND'S OEFI, NOW UP TQ LEAVIH Baldy Has Beaten Bud, Bud Has Beaten Grey Dick, Grey "Dick Beats Baldy 3,000,000 Davis Cigars are made each month WHY? Big Crowd Expected to Witness Scrap at Fernie On Monday Next Won Double-Header. Chicago, Aug. 29.-Chicago won both games of a double-header from St. Louis today 6 to 1 and 11 to 1, and gained a full game on Boston who had no game scheduled. Chicago now leads Boston by 4\!> games. In the first game Russell pitched In fine form, twirling Ills best bail in the pinches, in the second game the visitors began an assault upon Benz, who was taken out. With men on second and third and one out, Danforth retired the side in ono two, three order in each inning except one, when his own wild throw to first enabled Sloan to reach third. -First game- St. Louis..... 000 000 000-0 Chicago ...... 010 000 41x-G Koob, Wright and Severoid; sell and Schalk. Second game - St. Louis .. .100 000 000- 1 Chicago..... 010 060 04x-11 Rogers, Wright and Hale; Danforfh and Schalk, Lynn. Hit Cleveland Hard. Cleveland, Aug. 29.-Detroit wore Us batting clothes today, making 18 hits and winning 15 to 1. Bagby yielded nine earned runs in the third and fourth innings. Torklesen, a recruit who replaced Bagby, pitched good ball, striking out Cobb and Veach. Detroit ..... 004 500 4-20-15 18 0 Cleveland . .. 000 010 000- 1 6 1 Dauss, Cunningham and Stanago, Yellee; Bagby and~0'NeIH, Deberry* No other games scheduled. 7 1 8 0 Rus- 3 3 12 3 Benz, Young Ro�s left last night for Fernie. Art Yordy Is expected on this afternoon's train from Great Palls and will remain here until Monday when he will fjo to Fernie. The Ross-Yordy bout at Fernie on Labor Day is attracting wide attention. Yordy is out to retrieve the decision he lost to Ross" at Sweet Grass last December "ay a cloa; margin. He Is in better shape and has more poundage than he had in the Sweet Grass tangle, and he is hoping to win by the decision route. The only thing troubling the promoters is where to stack the crowd that wants to see the bout. The Grand theatre at Fernie will seat about 650. A crowd of 1000 is the least number they expect for. the bout. It will be a case of packing them in and removing the S.R.O. sign. "X accept De Loss Lund's challenge," was the Joyful statement "bf Bob Hearn, owner of "Baldy" to the sporting Ed. last night after reading the Raymond man's deli in the Herald for a matched race between Lund's "Bud", Hearn's "Baldy" and J. Leavitt's "Grey Dick" for $100 a corner. Weight, stakes and date suit Bob. "She'll be some race," said he. It's now up to Jerry Leavitt of Cardston. If he accepts the challenge, the race will surely he staged. None of Mr. Lund's other challenges have beep accepted as yet. The three-cornered race between Bud, Baldy and Grey Dick would be nbout the closest ever staged in this neck of the woods. Two years ago Bud beat Grey Dick. At the stampede here Baldy beat Bud by a head. At .Cardston fair Grey Dick beat Baldy by a nose. Figure.it out for yourself. "You pays your money and you takes your choice." George Addison got his mare "Farewell" home from Cardston where sliei was hurt during the fair races. She will race no more this season. Because we have made good cigars for over 70 years, and thousands of smokers will smoke no other. So sure are we of the quality of DAVIS' Cigars that we guarantee our merchandise to the dealers, on the money-back principle. The word "DAVIS" on a band or box of cigars it a guarantee of the finest quality at the price paid. When you want a DAVIS cigar, see that yon get one! 0 9. DAVIS �X SONS LIMITED. WUun mt Colst M*4�la. 3S9 IS .1. Ban Johnson Circuit Must Find New Home For Senators Or Lose Money PACIFIC COAST At Salt Lake-Oakland 5, Salt Lake 2. At Los Angeles-Portland 5, Vernon' 2. (10 innings).- At San Francisco-Los Angeles 4, San Francisco 2. (10 Innings). Y STARS OFFICERS Gridiron Men Make Good at the Training Camp at Fort Snelling INTERNATIONAL Richmond disappointment to him as he was , ambitious to pitch until he reached the" age of 45. New York, Aug. 30.-Washington has developed into such a weak sister financially that the American league must shoulder heavy losses or find a new home for tho Senators.  In the past years the nation's capital has never been a red-hot baseball town, yet before tho war there was enough interest in baseball there to warrant the junior major league retaining its Washington territory. But since Uncle Sam shouldered his musket and stepped into the world-wide fracas the good folk in Washington are so deeply occupied with other matters that their intimacy with baseball consists chiefly of glancing at the scores. Sees Rocks Ahead Under such conditions President Ben Minor can see nothing but rocky reefs ahead for his club, and it is only natural that Minor as well as Ban Johnson and other American leaguers should bo casting abo y. for a new home for tho Washington club. Ban Johnson -stated some time ago that the thought of moving the Washington franchise was absurd. He said the idea of moving the national pasti o from the nation's first city was a. ridiculous one. But it takes something besides sentiment to keep a ball club going, and Washington is a heavy loser so far this season. Well informed baseball men predict that before the season of 1918 rolls around the Washington franchise will be moved. It is whispered tha! the American league has Its eyes on Toronto, and also on Brooklyn, where uso could be made of the old Federal league park. The tact that exhibition games between major league teams have been played in Toronto this season, as late as two weeks ago, Indicates that the powers that be in baseball are feeling out Toronto fans. An argument against putting a major league club In Toronto because o� Canada's active part in the war has been advanced, yet, according to President Bartow of tho International Itfaguo, Toronto has proven itself to be one of the best paying cities In his circuit. t Invade New Territory Moving the Washington franchise will necessitate the invasion of new territory by the American league, and before such a move can' be made the consent of the. league. whose territory is to be invaded must be gotten. It* is whispered around New York that Ban Johnson has already made arrangements with the International loaguo to invade Toronto in case such a movo should be deemed advisable, and that through an arrangement with President Ebbets ot the Dodgers, sanctioned by the club owners of tho National league, the way has been paved to include Brooklyn in the American league circuit. Developments during the coming fall and winter will have much to do with the final decision, and should the war come to an end suddenly the Washington club may stick where it is uow. TAIT TO MEET A FAST ONE GOOD ARM NO AID TO U.S. UNIFORM Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 27.-This may in terest ball players: Tom Sheehan, of Streator, III., former Athletic . pitcher, was rejected by tho drafting board for falling to meet tho physical requirements of the national army. lie wns too tall, could not see well, and did not weigh enough. But he pitches fine ball fur Atlanta in the Southern league.  Winnipeg, Aug. 30.-Clonle Tait, ot Edmonton, champion lightweight boxer ot Canada, has been matched to' box 12 rounds with Charles Sculley, of Chicago, in an open air bout here on Labor day.      l  NOTICE Notice should be taken that we, the undersigned, have taken over the Bhooting lease on the 18-mile lake and anyone trespassing without obtaining a permit from us will be prosecuted. T. E. OTT and N. PARIS, Box 67, I Raymond, Albert* PERMITS may be obtained In, Lethbridge from J. M. Henderson (at Wright's Jewelry Store), and W. A. Ott. SLEEPING QUARTERS arc available for those who bring bedding, and meals can be obtained at the lake 20&-12 OUR STORAGE BATTERIES are the result of years of experience in battery making and improvement They are without doubt the strongest, most durable' \nd efficient batteries to be had anywhere at any price. We also recharge and repair batteries of all makes at reasonable rates. Starting batteries, lighting batteries or batteries for any or all purposes are here awaiting you. BAALIM MOTOR CO. HOME OF THE CHEVROLET BACK OF UNION BANK HARRY HOLMAM, Ms* EWES FOR SALE In numbers to suit purchaser. Burke & Taylor P.O. BOX 6B0, LETHBRIDGE " 213-12 FOR SALE 80 HEAD 4 Grade Bucks LINCOLN SHEEP HARRY GOODWIN KIMBALL, ALBERTA IlT-M NOTICE! THE BLACKSMITHS' EDUCATIONAL ASSN. 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